All posts by Andy Jones-Wilkins

Andy Jones-Wilkins

finished in the top 10 men at the Western States 100 7-straight times. He's sponsored by Patagonia and Drymax socks and is iRunFar's editorialist.

In the Really Long Run
In the Really Long Run
on September 14, 2018
9 Comments

AJW writes about the intrigue and uniqueness of 200-mile ultramarathons.


The Great Contradiction
The Great Contradiction
on September 7, 2018
5 Comments

An essay about how the difficulty of running is part of what makes it a valuable endeavor.


Stretching Our Limits
Stretching Our Limits
on August 31, 2018
2 Comments

An essay about getting the best out of yourself.


The Remarkable Rob Krar
The Remarkable Rob Krar
on August 24, 2018
14 Comments

AJW writes about Rob Krar’s return to fitness to win the 2018 Leadville Trail 100 Mile following a major injury.


Developing Habits of Mind and Body
Developing Habits of Mind and Body
on August 10, 2018
5 Comments

Using habitual behavior to create and meet your goals and to grow as a person.


A Weekend in Vermont
A Weekend in Vermont
on August 3, 2018
9 Comments

AJW writes about his weekend crewing at the 2018 Vermont 100 Mile.


Ellie Greenwood and the 2012 Western States 100
Ellie Greenwood and the 2012 Western States 100
on July 20, 2018
3 Comments

A look back at Ellie Greenwood’s course-record run at the 2012 Western States 100.


The Hard is What Makes it Great
The Hard is What Makes it Great
on July 13, 2018
8 Comments

An essay about the benefits of choosing to do hard things.


The Daily Grind
The Daily Grind
on July 6, 2018
8 Comments

An essay about the ‘daily grind’ of running.


Innocence and Wisdom: Two Runners, 51 Years Apart
Innocence and Wisdom: Two Runners, 51 Years Apart
on June 29, 2018
6 Comments

AJW writes about the lessons we can learn from 2018 Western States 100 finishers Lucy Bartholomew and Nick Bassett.